Updating java runtime
You can determine the version of the JRE that is installed with OPM by looking at the version.properties file (for example: /opt/ibm/OPM/jre/lib/version.properties) or by running the command "java -version" (for example: "/opt/ibm/OPM/jre/bin/java -version").
: "My computer is nagging me to update something called Java. Java programs can appear both as standalone "applications," like the Azureus file sharing program, and as in-the-web-page "applets." The latter is increasingly rare, because Flash is much more popular for this job. Whether you decide to keep Java or remove it, your web browser will still support Java Script. Well, to run programs written in Java, you need a Java "runtime environment." So if your computer is nagging you to "update Java," then your computer has a Java runtime environment already— and it is out of date. When you refuse to update Java (or Windows, or Mac OS...) you are often taking a very big risk by refusing to fix security problems. And if you do turn out to have Java programs or applets that you depend on, you can always reinstall Java later by visiting com. You may not reproduce large portions of the text of the article without our express permission. Keep up with the latest articles in this FAQ by adding our syndicated feed to your friends list!
It is time to update Java for the first time and I keep getting an error.Initially, I received an error saying the patch must be manually cached on the server.I went to the Java website and downloaded the for that specific patch.When security vulnerabilities are discovered in the IBM Runtime Environment, Java Technology Edition, the only remediation is to replace the IBM Runtime Environment, Java Technology Edition that is installed with OPM with a newer version which does not contain the vulnerability.This technote describes how to replace the IBM Runtime Environment, Java Technology Edition.